The County of St. Paul is located in the northeast region of Alberta, 450 km from Edmonton on Highway 28. From Highway 28, the County connects with Highway 36 linking south to Two Hills and north to Lac La Biche. Highway 41 and 16 are the two other major routes that connect east of the County with Vermilion to Lloydminster.
The County is a community of mainly mixed farming with some oil industry in the east surrounding Elk Point 70 km from the Town of St. Paul.
The advantages of living in the County include country living with access to reasonable services for education, medical and social programs.
The Town of St. Paul is the major business centre in the County. Smaller hamlets within the county provide local services such as postal, grocery, service stations, confectionaries, cafes, etc. Each community is dedicated to offering many essential services such as fire departments. All leisure services are coordinated by many volunteer organizations.
The County of St. Paul includes the Towns of St. Paul and Elk Point, and the Hamlets of Ashmont, Heinsburg, Mallaig, LaFond, Lindbergh, St. Lina and St. Vincent.